Gov. Murphy Still Wants Millionaire Tax, Won’t Say When He'll Sign Sports Betting, Weed Bills

June 8, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - With a showdown on the state budget 22 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy today re-emphasized his call for a tax on the state’s wealthiest households and said he hopes avoid shutdown of state government.

“Do I still want a millionaire’s tax? The answer is ‘yes,’ “ Murphy said at a press conference at the John J Heldrich Center for Workforce ...

South Plainfield Mayor and Council Recognizes Police Department

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - National Police Week has been designated as May 13 through May 19th by President Donald Trump and Congress in efforts to recognize those who protect citizens across the country.  The Borough of South Plainfield has decided to extend the observance through May 26th.

“We’re going to push National Police Week one week further and make sure we bring the EMS ...

Coach Don Panzarella Honored with Proclamation for Making New Jersey State History

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  - Coach Don Panzarella was honored with a proclamation at Monday’s Borough Council meeting for making New Jersey state history with a record number of wins throughout his 37-year career as Head Varsity Softball Coach for South Plainfield High School.

“The Borough of South Plainfield takes immense pride in applauding High School Coach Don Panzarella for ...

May 20th - May 26th Declared Emergency Medical Services Week

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mayor Matthew Anesh has officially proclaimed May 20th through May 26th as Emergency Medical Services Week.  Encouraging South Plainfield residents to observe the week with programs, ceremonies and activities, Anesh emphasized the importance of honoring the service and dedication that EMS personnel provide for the community on a daily basis.

“Emergency Medical ...

South Plainfield Council Adopts a Flat Budget Along Party Lines

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council adopted its 2018 Budget Monday evening with all four republicans voting yes, and the two democrats voting no. The $29,767,468 spending plan calls for a flat municipal tax rate for South Plainfield residents and businesses.

South Plainfield Council President Rob Bengivenga, announced the average assessed home will pay $1,665.95 ...

New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission Returns to South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A new state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) opened its doors in South Plainfield on Monday, just one week shy of a year since the borough’s former agency closed its doors. The office, located at 5000 Hadley Road, will provide in-person services to residents of the borough and the surrounding communities six days a week. 

“I would like ...

Gov. Murphy Signs DREAM Act Into Law

NEWARK, NJ —Gov. Phil Murphy on May 9 signed the DREAM Act, a bill created by Congress allowing undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children the ability to obtain legal status and apply for state financial aid assistance. With the legislation., New Jersey joins nine other states nationally to make both tuition and financial aid ...

Mayor, Council Proclaim ‘Elks National Youth Week’ in South Plainfield  

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) designates the first week of May as ‘National Youth Week’ and in honor of this occasion Mayor Matt Anesh and the South Plainfield Borough Council recently recognized the efforts the fraternal organization and it’s junior citizens do for the community, state and nation. 

At a meeting Monday ...

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